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Coolio

Charged for Coke

and a Smack

3/10/2009 2:51 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0310_coolio_275-1Coolio has officially been charged with felony cocaine possession -- and two other misdemeanors -- after cops say they found drugs in his luggage at LAX last week.

Officials claim Coolio, real name Artis Leon Ivey, grabbed a screener's arm in an effort to stop the search -- and for that, officials also tacked on a misdemeanor battery charge.

The rapper also faces one misdemeanor count of possession of a smoking device.

Coolio, who's due back in court April 3rd, faces up to three years in state prison if he's convicted.

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Claudia Alzate    

Give him a chance to clean up his act and get help for his addiction.
And then put him back to work in the MUSIC BIZ. Coolio ROCKED THE WORLD when he had his A-GAME ON!!!
GIVE HIM A CHANCE TO GET IT BACK AND BRING IT ON!!!

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